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Jeddah to host Mohammed Ali Cup boxing gala

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Jeddah –An international boxing gala will be held in Saudi Arabia on the 28th of September, in a first in the Middle East.

European Champion George Griffiths will take on Callum Smith on the Mohammed Ali Clay Cup.

The Saudi General Sports Authority (GSA) announced the clash which be held at sports dome, which is located at the King Abdulla Sports City in Jeddah.

Callum Smith, a  British professional boxer, held the European, British and WBC Silver super Silver super-middleweight titles between 2015 and 2017. 

Smith was ranked last February as the world's third-best active super-middleweight by the Ring Magazine, fourth by BoxRec, and 8th by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. 

George Griffiths was crowned European champion after a brave, battling win over tough Dutch opponent Roan Korver.

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